Community Events

QARI holds three main community-enrichments event each year: The August Moon Festival, The Lunar New Year Festival, and our Community Banquet.

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2018 Quincy August Moon festival

Sunday, August 19th 2018 (Quincy Center)

Approximately 20,000 people came to the 30st Quincy August Moon Festival in 2017 to celebrate the holiday with a packed agenda of traditional and modern Asian performances, food trucks, carnival amusements and games, cultural booths, and a street market. 

2018 quincy Lunar New Year market and food festival

Sunday, February 11th 2018 (North Quincy High School)

Each February the Lunar New Year Festival fills North Quincy High School to capacity for a food competition, cultural marketplace, lion dances, all day performances, games for the whole family and more. It's always a welcome way to get out of the cold!

New for 2018:

  • “QARI’s Got Talent” Karaoke Competition! Finalists - cash prizes! Sign up in advance!
  • QARI Children’s Corner - featuring book signing and story time with acclaimed children’s Author and National Book Award Finalist, Grace Lin.
  • Year of the Dog Photo Booth!
  • More to come!

QARI Community Banquet


Friday, May 11th 2018 (Quincy China Pearl)

Join us in Investing In Our Community - an evening to celebrate diversity, collaboration and community spirit. This is an opportunity for area leaders, partners and stakeholders from Quincy, the South Shore, and Greater Boston to engage and promote synergy within the Asian community.